Mexican American StudiesDepartment Website Link:
Tucson, AZ USAPosition Highlights:
The Department of Mexican American Studies seeks Adjunct Instructors to teach a Mexican American Studies subject course, prepare syllabus, develop and grade exams, assign projects, coach students and more. Please refer to Job Description for course subject and enrollment information.
The Department of Mexican American Studies is committed to contemporary applied public policy research on Mexican Americans. As the leading public policy research center addressing issues of concern to this minority group in Arizona, the Department works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state and the nation. The Department achieves these goals through its applied research agenda, through its publications, and through the comprehensive curriculum it offers students at the University of Arizona. As an intellectual center, it disseminates information to a broad audience, which includes elected officials, educators, students, policy makers and other researchers.
As a public land-grant institution, the University of Arizona provides an accessible environment for discovery where distinguished undergraduate, graduate, and professional education are integrated with world-class basic and applied research and creative achievement. The University of Arizona is among America’s top research universities (based on NSF total research expenditure data) and is one of approximately 60 select institutions recognized by membership in the Association of American Universities. Compared to other top research universities, the University of Arizona is unusually accessible to students of modest means and wide-ranging backgrounds.
The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.Duties & Responsibilities:
MAS course subjects open for hire:
- MAS470/570 - The Feminization of Migration: Global Perspectives (Enrollment Cap of 55 Students)
- Prepare a syllabus
- Develop and grade exams
- Assign projects
- Coach Students
- Completed MA or MS in Mexican American Studies, Education or similar field to that of the course subject
- PhD in Mexican American Studies or currently in progress of receiving a PhD in Mexican American Studies, Education or similar field to that of the course subject.
ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Part TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
No BenefitsRate of Pay:
$55,000 To be prorated by 0.20 FTECompensation Type:
salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)Type of criminal background check required::
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies:
1Target Hire Date:
1/3/2021Expected End Date:
5/23/2021Contact Information for Candidates:
11/17/2020Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Resume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.